Since 1992, we've sponsored athletes who embrace the entire athletic experience—training, racing, and community involvement—and want to share it with others. After all, since so much more time is spent preparing to compete than actually competing it only makes sense to enjoy the entire process, and not just focus on yourself and the finish line.
Beyond competition, TEAM CLIF BAR members represent the values of Clif Bar & Company— they're approachable, humble & friendly. Our athletes are ambassadors for their sports, active in their communities, and try to leave the smallest ecological footprint that they can to protect the places where we all love to play.
TEAM CLIF BAR tends to see very little turnover each season, so we're only able to offer sponsorship to a small number of new athletes each year. If you are a competitive cyclist, mountain biker, triathlete, runner, or an accomplished climber, surfer, skier or snowboarder, and feel you have the goods to become part of TEAM CLIF BAR, shoot us a resume or proposal at .
Nope, we no longer require a completed application. If you are a competitive cyclist, mountain biker, triathlete, runner, or an accomplished climber, surfer, skier or snowboarder, simply send a proposal and/or resume to . Please note that we are not currently reviewing proposals from athletes competing in sports beyond those listed above.
Definitely! TEAM CLIF BAR is proud to sponsor both professional and amateur athletes alike. While competitive results tell part of the story, we feel there are many other qualities that make sponsored athletes great ambassadors for their sports and their sponsors.
There are various sponsorship packages awarded depending upon the athlete/team. All sponsorships are for one year and are structured around the calendar year.
We review athlete sponsorship proposals on an as-needed basis. Since sponsorships are structured around a calendar year, fall is generally the best time to apply.
Not at this point. From the CLIF BAR office in beautiful Emeryville, California we can only sponsor athletes who reside in the United States, or race for a U.S.-based team. This does not mean that you must be a US citizen; rather you only have to reside in the country so that we can ship product to a US address.
We cannot guarantee sponsorship beyond the one-year time frame of your current agreement, but odds are someone from the TCB program will be in touch regarding future sponsorship opportunities before the start of the coming season.
Nope. Sponsored athletes do have access to LUNA, however all of the logos used and promotional items received will be for the CLIF BAR and CLIF SHOT® brands only.